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Boy-Band Mogul Indicted On 5 Counts

Boy-band mogul Lou Pearlman, famous for managing the early careers of ‘N Sync and the Backstreet Boys, was indicted on charges of bank as well as mail and wire fraud. Unfortunately, Pearlman has yet to be indicted on charges of unleashing ‘N Sync and the Backstreet Boys on an unsuspecting public.

June 28, 2007 Posted by | 'N Sync, Backstreet Boys, Celebrities, Entertainment, Lou Pearlman, Music | Leave a comment

Spice Girls Reunite For World Tour

The Spice Girls officially announced on Thursday that they were reuniting for a tour and releasing a greatest hits album. While the tour is expected to be sponsored by Old Spice, no decision has been made regarding Mel B changing her stage moniker to Saggy Spice.

June 28, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Mel C, Melanie Brown, Music, Scary Spice, Spice Girls | Leave a comment

Larry King Calls Ringo Starr “George” On Live TV

Talk show host Larry King accidentally called Ringo Starr “George” on live TV when asking a question about the death of John Lennon during last night’s interview with the surviving Beatles, Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison. Unfortunately for CNN execs, that mistake paled in comparison to King later handing over $12 to Yoko Ono, mistakenly figuring that she was in the studio to deliver his order of General Tso’s chicken.

June 28, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Larry King, Larry King Live, Music, Ringo Starr, The Beatles, TV | Leave a comment

Oprah To Open A Store

Oprah Winfrey plans to open a store named after herself that’ll sell Oprah-themed merchandise. The store is expected to be built in Oprah Illinois near the intersection of Oprah Avenue and Oprah Street. Oprah.

June 28, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Oprah, Oprah Winfrey, TV | Leave a comment

Students Hand Bush Letter Urging Ban On Torture

During a meeting with a group of students from the Presidential Scholars program, President Bush was handed a letter signed by 50 of the students urging him to halt the torture of terror suspects.

Why do students hate America and freedom and probably baseball too?

June 26, 2007 Posted by | George W. Bush, News, Politics, Terrorism | Leave a comment

Led Zeppelin To Reunite

The members of Led Zeppelin plan to reunite for a tribute concert in memory of Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun. According to reports, if all goes well, the green light will be given for a world tour with Jason Bonham replacing his late father on drums and red snapper insertion.

June 25, 2007 Posted by | Entertainment, Led Zeppelin, Music | Leave a comment

Cameron Diaz Offends Country Of Peru

Actress Cameron Diaz committed a major fashion faux pas in Peru by carrying a trendy bag emblazoned with Mao Zedong‘s famous “serve the people” slogan. Realizing her mistake, Diaz issued an official apology to Peruvians but not before stopping at a local market to buy fashionable SS-shaped earrings for her upcoming trip to Israel.

June 25, 2007 Posted by | Cameron Diaz, Celebrities, Entertainment | Leave a comment

Jimmy Kimmel Undergoes Emergency Surgery

Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel underwent an emergency appendectomy yesterday. Fortunately for Kimmel, doctors did not mistakenly remove his talent because there was none to be found.

June 22, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Kimmel Live, TV | 4 Comments

New Indiana Jones Photo Leaked

A photo showing Harrison Ford in full Indiana Jones gear has surfaced on the web confirming fears that the movie should definitely be called Indiana Jones and the Quest for Prune Juice.

June 22, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Harrison Ford, Indiana Jones, Movies | Leave a comment

Rosie To Host The Price Is Right?

Rosie O’Donnell is apparently very interested in becoming the new host of “The Price Is Right,” according to recent comments on her blog. O’Donnell is scheduled to meet with executives from the show to discuss the situation. If selected, Rosie would not only follow the tradition of letting female contestants kiss the host but would actively encourage it.

June 20, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Rosie O’Donnell, The Price Is Right, TV | 5 Comments

Hillary Selects Celine Dion Tune As Her Campaign Song

Following a month-long web contest, the Hillary Clinton camp has selected Celine Dion’s hit “You & I” as the campaign’s official song, thereby ensuring that no man will ever vote for Hillary.

June 20, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Celine Dion, Entertainment, Hillary Clinton, Music, News, Politics | Leave a comment

Nicolas Cage Owns 13 Homes

According to a recent In Touch Weekly article, Nicolas Cage owns 13 homes, which include a Bavarian Castle and a supposedly haunted house in New Orleans. Unfortunately for Cage, no amount of money will ever buy him a decent head of hair.

June 20, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Nicolas Cage | 2 Comments

Tiger Woods Becomes A Father

Golfer Tiger Woods and wife Elin welcomed their first child, a baby daughter named Sam Alexis Woods, early Monday morning. Shorty after the birth, Woods partook in the family tradition of cutting the umbilical cord and stapling a golf club to the baby’s hand.

June 19, 2007 Posted by | Athletes, Golf, Sports, Tiger Woods | Leave a comment

Julia Roberts Gives Birth To A Boy

Julia Roberts gave birth on Monday to her third boy. The visibly excited mare is expected to spend some time with her new colt before being returned to her stall.

June 18, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Julia Roberts | Leave a comment

Lohan Cancels Birthday Bash

Lindsay Lohan has canceled her 21st birthday party scheduled for July 2nd at the Pure nightclub in Las Vegas. According to her publicist, Lohan plans to quietly celebrate her birthday at home with a few close friends, by diving headfirst into a pool filled with cocaine.

June 18, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Lindsay Lohan | 2 Comments

Ringo Starr To Offer His Songs Online

Ex-Beatle Ringo Starr has decided to release his Capitol/EMI catalog online as well as a greatest hits album. Not surprisingly, Ringo’s greatest hits album contains 74 minutes of silence. In related news, Apple plans to roll out an extraordinary iTunes update that would make the software capable of tracking negative mp3 sales.

June 18, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Music, Ringo Starr, The Beatles | 1 Comment

Mel C Not Opposed To Spice Girls Reunion

Mel C, otherwise known as Melanie Chisholm, otherwise known as who?, has reportedly changed her mind and plans to participate in a Spice Girls reunion, should one be organized soon as has been suggested. Chisholm had been opposed to the idea of a reunion, claiming that the “band” could never recreate the magic it had. Evidently, Mel C came to her senses after taking a look at her latest bank statement.

June 15, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Mel C, Music, Spice Girls | Leave a comment

Angelina Jolie, A Hypocrite?

While promoting the movie A Mighty Heart, about the importance of freedom of the press, Angelina Jolie tried to censor all of her interviews by having reporters sign a contract before speaking with her. This isn’t the first time that Jolie has acted in hypocritical manner. During her many shopping trips to Africa and Asia, she has touted the importance of all orphans finding nice homes and yet, has only purchased good looking exotic ones, leaving the uglier and American ones to fend for themselves.

June 14, 2007 Posted by | A Mighty Heart, Angelina Jolie, Celebrities, Entertainment, Movies | Leave a comment

K-Fed Knocks Up Shar Jackson, Again

With seemingly nothing else to do, Kevin Federline is back to supplying the world with more of his offspring as it was reported today that he’s expecting a third child with Shar Jackson. We fully expect Britney Spears to attempt suicide by the end of the day.

June 13, 2007 Posted by | Britney Spears, Celebrities, Entertainment, Kevin Federline, Shar Jackson | Leave a comment

Nicole Richie Pregnant?

Recent photographs showing Nicole Richie with a bloated belly at a reproductive clinic indicate that the reality TV star might be expecting her first child, or she could’ve just finished eating a pea when the pictures were taken. It’s not really clear at this point.

June 12, 2007 Posted by | Celebrities, Entertainment, Nicole Richie | 1 Comment